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Dec 08, 2019

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New Battery Technology Charges in Seconds

New Battery Technology Charges in Seconds

For the successful takeover of alternative energy over conventional sources of energy we need a good battery technology too for power storage. The devices we want to keep on

Turning Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

Turning Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

We have been hearing about artificial leaves and artificial trees for energy generation for quite sometime. Our life giver green plants are performing this function called photosynthesis for millions

Eco-Friendly Fuels at I-5 Rest Stops

Eco-Friendly Fuels at I-5 Rest Stops

Common man and policy makers both are increasingly being made aware of the importance of clean and green fuels in near future. The governors of 3 states have come

Small Wind Farm Ready to Generate Power

Small Wind Farm Ready to Generate Power

While very small wind energy projects are not normally viable due to the cost and effort involved, a small wind farm in the Clay County could easily start generating

Spain Sets Wind Power Generation Record

Spain Sets Wind Power Generation Record

By generating 40% of the energy required by wind Spain set a world record last week. When high winds blew through north-west Spain on Thursday, a massive 11,180 MW

Self-Heating Ecological House

Self-Heating Ecological House

We come across scores of people unmindful of giving back to nature what they are taking and consuming the resources of nature, haphazardly. But we also come across a

SMART Technology for Efficient Helicopters

SMART Technology for Efficient Helicopters

We use helicopters for medical emergencies, search operations, traffic reporting or protecting celebrity privacy from paparazzi. They are loud, give us bumps (not birthday bumps) and are considered not

New Hydrogen Purification Method

New Hydrogen Purification Method

This feeling is making inroads into many hearts and minds that we need clean and green fuel. Hydrogen is the simplest element known to us. Its atom contains just

Geothermal Energy: Intelligent Use Of The Earth’s Heat

Geothermal Energy: Intelligent Use Of The Earth’s Heat

Geothermal energy falls under the category of renewable energy source because the water is replenished by rainfall and the heat is continuously produced inside the earth. Geothermal energy is

Artificial Trees to Harness Solar and Wind Energy

Artificial Trees to Harness Solar and Wind Energy

If you think planting trees is going to save the planet from global warming, you’re thinking in the right direction but a problem — we may call it a

Trans-America Journey Powered by Waste Vegetable Oil

Trans-America Journey Powered by Waste Vegetable Oil

We love to read about different travelers and their adventures, wishing secretly that we could be in their shoes. Here is a young traveler, Stacy Jurich, 2006 graduate of

Energy from Solar Roadways

Energy from Solar Roadways

We are using fossil fuels as the primary source of energy to run our Industrial Civilization. But we are paying a heavy price for using fossil fuels in the

Alaska Becoming Fertile Ground for Green Power

Alaska Becoming Fertile Ground for Green Power

With its windy coasts, untapped rivers and huge tidal and wave resources, Alaska can quickly become a national leader in producing alternative energy. Although Alaska is the second-largest oil

Robot Ranchers Could Maintain Future Wind Farms

Robot Ranchers Could Maintain Future Wind Farms

We all know that the need of the hour is alternative energy so that future generations can still breathe fresh air and have enough energy for their industrial purposes

More Grid-Friendly Vehicles

More Grid-Friendly Vehicles

How about a vehicle that not only draws energy from an electric grid but also gives it back when there is surplus or unused energy in the vehicle? This

Hydrogen Fuel From Non-food Sources

Hydrogen Fuel From Non-food Sources

Tomorrow our vehicles may derive power by enzymes. These enzymes may originate from the cellulose of woodchips or grass and instead of emitting poisonous gases they will exhale hydrogen.

Harvesting Energy From Bumps In The Road

Harvesting Energy From Bumps In The Road

Don’t curse the potholes, they can give you energy, says a team of MIT students. The MIT undergraduates have devised a shock absorber that can smoothen your ride as

Obama’s Stimulus Includes Green Investments

Obama’s Stimulus Includes Green Investments

We are experiencing the effects of economic recession remotely or directly. Our political leaders are trying to assuage the situation on several levels. United States House and Senate members

Toshiba and Volkswagen to Develop Electric Cars

Toshiba and Volkswagen to Develop Electric Cars

European auto maker Volkswagen and the Japanese Toshiba Corporation recently announced their plans to begin working together to develop electric drive units for vehicles. The cars will be part

Solar Energy “Power Towers” for California

Solar Energy “Power Towers” for California

We mostly talk about solar panels that convert sunlight into electricity. But we can utilize sunlight by using another technology known as concentrating solar technology. In this technology reflective

Spray-on Solar Panels

Spray-on Solar Panels

Solar cells are usually made of silicon coated with a thin layer of silicon nitrate. This silicon nitrate works as an anti-reflective agent to boost cell efficiency. But the

Increasing Solar Cell Efficiency

Increasing Solar Cell Efficiency

When we think of clean and green fuels, at the back of the mind we are also thinking of their drawbacks. Scientists are continuously striving to create alternatives that

Solar Energy from Butterfly Wings?

Solar Energy from Butterfly Wings?

Everyone believing in clean and green energy knows its drawbacks. Those working on improving solar energy want to improve solar cells’ light harvesting efficiency. So that more and more

Nevada to Attract Renewable Energy Industry

Nevada to Attract Renewable Energy Industry

As much as possible people are trying to choose clean and green technology for their energy need. They understand the gravity of pollution and its implications in the near

Alternative Jet Fuels Tested by NASA

Alternative Jet Fuels Tested by NASA

Jets, concords and Boeings make our lives and traveling easier and faster. Rising prices are forcing companies and institutions to look for alternative fuels. NASA and 11 other research

Alternative Energy Investors Optimistic

Alternative Energy Investors Optimistic

Last year many alternative energy investors suffered huge losses when several prominent stocks fell by 70% or more. But they have not lost hope in alternative energy stocks and

Alubond Solar Panels Could Save $70 Million

Alubond Solar Panels Could Save $70 Million

People who want to use clean and green energy often complain about high costs of solar panels and even a longer breakeven period. So research teams and companies are

Oregon to Lead Nation in Solar Production

Oregon to Lead Nation in Solar Production

Tim McCabe, who is the director of the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department, says that Oregon is focusing resources on “all things renewable.” The state always showed a

The Ultimate Aero EV – World’s Fastest Electric Car

The Ultimate Aero EV – World’s Fastest Electric Car

Shelby SuperCars recently announced plans to produce an all-electric version of one of their current cars, the Ultimate Aero, also known as the world’s fastest production car. The new

Plastic Solar Cells For Electronic Devices

Plastic Solar Cells For Electronic Devices

Currently silicon-based solar cells are flooding the market. Industry pundits can foresee a hopeful future for low-cost, flexible solar cells. If we can make solar devices other than silicon